For Immediate Release

February 22, 2011

Partial Confirmed Guest Attendance List 28th Annual Miami International Film Festival, Produced & presented by Miami Dade College

MIAMI – Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), produced and presented by Miami Dade College, today released a partial list of guests for its upcoming 28th annual edition, which officially runs March 4 – 13th, with a kick-off preview night scheduled for Wednesday, March 2nd at the Miami Beach SoundScape and ExoStage@Miami Beach Soundstage (projected on the wall of the New World Center designed by Frank Gehry). Additional guests are expected to be confirmed in the coming days.

The following filmmakers, producers and actors are expected to attend Miami International Film Festival:

KICK-OFF EVENT @ Miami Beach SoundScape and ExoStage@Miami Beach SoundStage

THE SOUND OF MUMBAI: A MUSICAL director Sarah McCarthy
producer Joseph Walters

DWNTWN GUSMAN GALAS

CHICO & RITA (CHICO Y RITA)
directors Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando

IN A BETTER WORLD (HÆVEN) director Susanne Bier

INCENDIES
director Denis Villeneuve

CEREMONY (this event produced by the Miami Downtown Development Authority as a free DWNTWNR event) director Max Winkler

MAGIC CITY MEMOIRS
director Aaron J. Salgado producer Jaydee Freixas executive producer Andy Garcia actor Dominik Garcia-Lorca actor Natalie Martinez

actor Michael Francis Cardelle actor JR Villarreal
actor Andres Dominguez actor Julio Oscar Mechoso actor Jordi Vilasuso

POTICHE
director François Ozon

THINGS FALL APART
director Mario Van Peebles actor/co-writer/producer 50 Cent producer Randall Emmett co-producer Brandon Grimes actor Tracey Heggins
actor Cedric Sanders

WITH OR WITHOUT LOVE (UNA HORA MÁS EN CANARIAS) actor Angie Cepeda

YOUNG GOETHE IN LOVE actor Alexander Fehling

JOHN S. & JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION IBERO-AMERICAN COMPETITION

ALL YOUR DEAD ONES (TODOS TUS MUERTOS) producer Diego Ramirez

THE INVISIBLE EYE (LA MIRADA INVISIBLE) director Diego Lerman

MARIMBAS FROM HELL (MARIMBAS DEL INFIERNO) director Julio Hernández Cordón

NO RETURN (SIN RETORNO) director Miguel Cohan

A STONE’S THROW AWAY (A TIRO DE PIEDRA ) director Sebastian Hiriart
actor Gabino Rodriquez

WATER AND SALT (AGUA Y SAL) director Alejo H. Taube

DOC-YOU-UP featuring JOHN S. & JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION DOX COMPETITION

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE director Göran Hugo Olsson

BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD director Liz Garbus

THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD director Morgan Spurlock producer Jeremy Chilnick

HOW TO START YOUR OWN COUNTRY director Jody Shapiro
subject Gregory Greene

IF A TREE FALLS A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT director Marshall Curry

THE INTERRUPTERS director Steve James

LITTLE VOICES (PEQUEÑAS VOCES) co-director Jairo Carrillo

MAGIC TRIP KEN KESEY’S SEARCH FOR A KOOL PLACE co-director Alison Ellwood

PAGE ONE A YEAR INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES director Andrew Rossi

PROJECT NIM
director James Marsh subject Renee Falitz

THE REDEMPTION OF GENERAL BUTT NAKED co-director Eric Strauss

JOHN S. & JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION – WORLD COMPETITION

(818)
director Robert Lee King actor Beth Broderick producer Lisa Schahet

AMADOR
director Fernando Leon de Aranoa actor Magaly Solier

HAMILL
director Oren Kaplan
actor Russell Harvard
subject Matt “The Hammer” Hamill

INTIMATE GRAMMAR (HADIKDUK HAPNIMI) director Nir Bergman
actor Orly Zilbershatz

JO FOR JONATHAN (JO POUR JONATHAN) director Maxime Giroux

MICROPHONE actor/co-producer Khaled Naga

TILVA ROSH (TILVA ROš) director Nikola Ležaic

CINEMA 360°

THE WHISTLEBLOWER director Larysa Kondracki

CUTTING THE EDGE

YOU ARE HERE
director Daniel Cockburn

FLORIDA FOCUS / FROM THE VAULT and WORLD ISSUES/WORLD FILMS

MAKING SH*T UP director Bill Bilowit producer Grela Orihuela subject Bert Rodriguez

MOONEY VS. FOWLE director Jim Lipscomb subject Otis Mooney subject Pete Kiernan subject Jerry Pearson subject Phil Tedder

FREEDOM RIDERS
director Stanley Nelson
subjects David & Wynonah Myers author Raymond Arsenault

EL JUCIO EN NUREMBERG / NUREMBERG ITS LESSON FOR TODAY restoration producer Sandra Schulberg

TO CATCH A DOLLAR MUHAMMAD YUNUS BANKS ON AMERICA subject Shah Newz

The following industry guests are expected to attend Miami International Film Festival:

INDUSTRY GUESTS

Alex Garcia – Figa Films
Alexis Garcia – WME3
Alfredo Calvino – Latino Fusion Alfredo Hueck – HH3 Producciones Allen Jacobi – Entertainment Attorney Ann Marie Stock

Antonio Barreto – DLA
Armando Bolaño – Cayeye Films Foundation / Caribbean Autonomous University Ben Cotner – Paramount Pictures
Bill Coleman – Peace Bisquit
Billy Corben – rakontur
Brent Tiano – New Mexico International Film Festival
Carlos Carreras – Paradigm Talent Agency
Deborah Cukierman – Memento Films
Dionne Bermudez – HBO Latin America
Elba McAllister -Cineplex
Elena Vilardell – Ibermedia
Emilia Anguita – Andromeda Productions
Emilie Upczak – Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival
Eric Mathis – Ondamax Films
Gustavo Montaudon – Alebrije Entertainment
Gustavo Rodriguez-Aparicio – 20th Century Fox Puerto Rico/Caribbean
Ignacio Dominguez – Trade Commission of Spain
Jeffrey Winter – Film Collaborative
John Dickson – John Dickson Music
Laura, Duque – One Film Corporation
Marcus Hu – Strand Releasing
Mariela Besuievsky – Tornasol Films
Mary Nunez – Sony Music Entertainment
Michael Brown – KODAK
Mike Maggoire – Film Forum
Millie Luna – Venevision
Nadia Barbarossa – Puerto Rico Film Commission
Nicholas Colla – LateNite Films

Pablo Cruz – Canana
Patricia Boero– Latino Public Broadcasting Peter Debruge – Variety
Peter Van Steemburg – Magnolia Pictures Randall J. Tack – Eastman Kodak
Rodrigo Guerrero – Dynamo Capital
Ryan Kampe – Visit Films
Sam Eigen – Shoreline Entertainment
Sara Bernstein – HBO Documentary Films Sebastian Aloi – Aeropiano Cine
Sergio Minski – Palosanto Music Company Silvia Iturbe – Latido
Slava Rubin – IndieGoGo
Teresa Munoz – ICG
Tonantzin Esparza – Maya Releasing

About Miami International Film Festival
The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), celebrating its 28th edition March 4-13, 2011, is the premier Ibero-American film festival in the U.S. The annual event, which is produced and presented by Miami Dade College, attracts more than 70,000 film enthusiasts and 300 filmmakers, stars and industry professionals. During the past five years, the festival has screened films from 60 countries and hosted 300 East Coast, U.S. and world premieres. Through Encuentros, the festival’s mentorship and film development program for filmmakers and projects from Spain, Portugal and Latin America, MIFF has become a primary gateway for the discovery of Ibero-American talent in the entertainment world. In addition, the festival’s REEL Education Seminar Series consistently attracts top executives from Warner Bros., Sony Pictures Classics, IFC Films, Fox Searchlight, DreamWorks Animation, HBO Films/HBO Latino and William Morris Endeavor, among many others. For more information, visit www.miamifilmfestival.com or call 305-237-MIFF (3456).

About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College has a long and rich history of involvement in the cultural arts, providing South Florida with a vast array of artistic and literary offerings the Miami Book Fair International; the Florida Center for the Literary Arts; the Cultura del Lobo performance series; The Cuban Cinema Series; nine visual arts galleries, including The Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College and the School of Entertainment and Design Technology; in addition to the renowned Miami International Film Festival. MDC is the largest institution of higher education in the country and is nationally recognized for many of its academic and cultural programs. With an enrollment of more than 170,000 students, MDC is the nation’s top producer of degrees. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer nearly 300 distinct degree programs, including several baccalaureate degrees.

Additional MDC Media Contacts Tere Estorino, director of media relations, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu; Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu;Tarnell Carroll, 305-237- 3359, tarnell.carroll@mdc.edu; or Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu.

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